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P. J. Crowley, Former Assistant Secretary of State in the Obama administration and professor at George Washington University, joins Warren Olney to talk about how the Arab world must learn a better way than using violence to respond to videos like “Innocence of Muslims.”

In this new era of social media, will the burgeoning democracies in Egypt, Libya, and elsewhere be able to prevent further violence in their countries?

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[Romney] will find out that first reports from the battlefield are always incorrect … This should be his mantra, so he can speak in a deliberate manner, and not have to repent at his leisure later.
Richard Armitage, former deputy Secretary of State under Republican President George W. Bush

“The United States condemns in the strongest terms this outrageous and shocking attack. We’re working with the government of Libya to secure our diplomats. I’ve also directed my administration to increase our security at diplomatic posts around the world. And make no mistake; we will work with the Libyan government to bring to justice the killers who attacked our people.”
— President Obama


“When our grounds are being attacked and being breached, that the first response of the United States must be outrage at the breach of the sovereignty of our nation.An apology for America’s values is never the right course.”
— Mitt Romney


“How could this happen in a country we helped liberate in a city we helped save from destruction? This question reflects just how complicated and at times how confounding the world can be. But we must be clear-eyed even in our grief. This was an attack by a small and savage group, not the people or government of Libya.”
— Hilary Clinton

Responses to the attack in Libya, which killed four Americans, including Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens.